Sonoton Music, one of the world’s leading producers of production music, recently launched a new video series entitled S.Diggin. The series showcases the label’s deep archive of high-quality tracks in various genres via a live-streamed office party with a DJ set.
- 13 Feb 2023
Gerhard Trede was one of the most prolific composers in history. The three decades from 1952-1982 were Gerhard's most productive years. He wrote over 3,000 pieces, with some attributed to his pseudonym Victo Cavini. This staggering volume is the largest music archive by a single composer. His music has been used in various productions, from documentaries to TV shows to feature films, even to this day.
- 16 Apr 2020
The Production Music Association has formed a new committee focused on increasing female representation in production music and the larger media industry.
- 08 Mar 2020
The movement toward equality has become an important hot topic lately and, with songs like Taylor Swift's "The Man" and Hildur Guðnadóttir winning the first Oscar for Best Original Score in 20 years, the long-due visibility and recognition continues to increase both in music and the mainstream.
- 25 Apr 2018
We are thrilled to announce the launch of Sonoton's SPOTS label, featuring vintage easy listening cues in ad-friendly, commercial lengths.
This collection Includes rare and classic tracks from known artists such as Xavier Cugat, Les Brown, and Ted Heath.
- 16 Mar 2017
Carmen Lundy is the first of a vying breed, propelling the contemporary jazz movement with purist detail, juxtaposing sounds and soulful charm. Her legacy, four decades long, has reshaped the jazz canon. Ms. Lundy continues to innovate, drawing from current affairs and artistic influences from the African diaspora to mold her latest album Code Noir. We were able to catch up with the world famous jazz artist on a break from her tour where she gave five gems of wisdom she has gained on her artistic journey.
- 15 Jun 2016
Sonoton's Elisabeth Oei at the 14th Annual Hawaii Songwriting Festival.
- 12 May 2016
This is definitely the time of the indie singer-songwriter. Male and female indie artists have been enjoying a bounty of placements in the production music world, in TV as well as in film. We're excited to say that some of this new, young talent is contributing to Sonoton’s SUREFIRE collection.
- 12 Apr 2016
Carmen Lundy, world-renowned Jazz Vocalist, Composer and Arranger, was honored with the 2016 Lifetime Achievement in Jazz Award, presented by the prestigious organization Black Women In Jazz & The Arts. The Gala Awards Ceremony was held in Atlanta, GA on April 10, 2016.
- 10 Sep 2015
Gerhard Narholz, Co-Founder of The Sonoton Music Library, Receives the Prestigious Hall Of Fame Award from the First Annual PMA Mark Awards